Jared graduated with his B.S. degree in Exercise Physiology with a strong emphasis in Athletic Training and Exercise Science from Tennessee Wesleyan College in 2000. While attending college, he was on scholarship for basketball competing with the National Qualifying Team. Jared has been employed by Performance Training, Inc. since August 2002. He started out as a director in Columbus, Ohio then moved to Cleveland, Ohio, and for the last 12 years he has been a personal coach and director in Knoxville, Tennessee. Jared has had the privilege of training thousands of athletes ranging from the middle and high school ages through the collegiate, professional, and Olympic ranks. He has worked with athletes such as Katie Smith (WNBA & 2004 US Olympic Team), Melvin Simmons (USC Football & 49’ers), Justin Hamilton (Virginia Tech), Curtis Terry (Ohio State University), Tamika Catchings (WBNA & NCAA two-time Lady Volunteer National Champion), Jermaine Tate (University of Cincinnati & European League) and many others. Jared has played a key role with Jackie Ansley at various events such as high school coaches’ clinics, several WBCA Conventions, NFSA Convention, and NSCAA Convention, as well training multiple colleges and universities across the United States and most recently in Poland.